Part time Finnish Teacher, Hounslow

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International School of London (ISL)Hounslow

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Start date: February 2020
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

An exciting opportunity to work within a vibrant and dynamic international school in the UK capital city. We are currently looking for a part-time, fixed term Finnish Mother Tongue Teacher to join the International School of London in February 2020. 

The International School of London was originally founded in 1972 and was amongst the first schools in the country to offer the International Baccalaureate programme. The school is currently growing and a number of new initiatives, including the recent renovation of the buildings and facilities have been completed. There is a strong commitment to the on-going professional training of all staff and for providing leadership development at all levels.   

You would join an exciting and successful Mother Tongue department which follows an established IB Programme at all levels (PYP, MYP and IB Diploma). ISL delivers an inquiry based, international curriculum that is delivered and planned in a truly collaborative manner. The School is developing several technology initiatives and the successful candidate would be ideally placed for involvement in these innovations and able to make lasting contributions to the school.   


The ideal candidate will have:   

A relevant degree and teaching qualification  

Previous experience teaching Finnish Language and Literature to Primary students, recent IB teaching experience is highly desirable 

An interest in working with international students 

An interest to integrate technology into the classroom 

Proven capacities to work with international students and support students for whom English is not their mother tongue   

What we offer you:  

The opportunity to work in a supportive, friendly and dynamic environment   

You’ll be working alongside a collaborative, forward thinking Head of School and Mother Tongue Head of Department    

Regular CPD opportunities (in house and external) to progress your career   

A flexible and caring organisation   

Onsite car parking facilities   

Subsidised, freshly prepared lunch, and salad bar in our onsite cafeteria   

Coffee and tea daily  

Competitive salary scale   

Higher than average employer auto enrolment pension contributions   


If you want to know what it's like to work for The International School of London, please do visit our website www.islschools.org/london  

If you are interested in this position, please do apply today! We look forward to receiving your application.   

International School London is committed to safeguarding children and will ensure that recruitment procedures adhere to safer recruitment guidance. Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced UK Disclosure and Barring Service check and/or equivalent overseas police check where relevant. 

To apply for the position, please submit a completed application form, a one page covering letter and up-to-date CV including contact details of two professional referees who have supervised your work. 

For any further information about the post, please contact Elena Darnell at: edarnell@isllondon.org 

(Please note: at least one reference must be from your current employer, personal references are not accepted in this instance and all references will be independently verified) 


Hours: Part Time (0.35 FTE on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) 

Contract: Fixed term Maternity cover (February 2020 - December 2020) 



More about International School of London (ISL)
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: Main Campus, 139 Gunnersbury Avenue, Hounslow, London, W3 8LG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8992 5823
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